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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AND CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by John G. Williams.
Stock no. 1818333
Published by Collins. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
From Rhodesia to the Red Sea. Red cloth. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0002120216. Fifth impression. Pencil erasure to top corner of front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and covered with clear laminate.
THE CATERPILLARS OF THE BRITISH BUTTERFLIES INCLUDING THE EGGS, CHRYSALIDS AND FOOD-PLANTS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 1818329
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition.
Wayside and Woodland Series. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. 248 pages including index. Boards a little grubby. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers.
A PLAIN AND EASY ACCOUNT OF BRITISH FUNGI
Written by M.C. Cooke.
Stock no. 1818328
Published by W.H. Allen & Co. 6th 1898. Very good condition.
6th Edition, revised. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. 20 colour plates. 166 pages including index. Front joint lightly cracked. Name & date to verso of frontispiece. All plates present. A few light marks.
THE LARGER SPECIES OF RHODODENDRON
Written by Peter A. Cox. Illustrated by Margaret Stones.
Stock no. 1818325
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Devoted to the larger species of Rhododendron and covering every aspect of cultivation, as well as botanical descriptions. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 0713417471. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.
THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF FLOWERLESS PLANTS
Written by Frank H. Brightman. Illustrated by B.E. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1818315
Published by Peerage Books. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Originally published as The Oxford Book of Flowerless Plants, identifying the common seaweeds, fungi, mosses, lichens and ferns to be found in the British countryside. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 090740846X. Browning to text block, foxing to endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.
THE SYLVAN YEAR
Written by Philip Gilbert Hamerton.
Stock no. 1818309
Published by Seeley & Co.. 4th 1887. Good condition.
Fourth Edition. Leaves from the Note-Book of Raoul Dubois. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and brown borders. 8 b/w etchings including frontispiece. 243 pages including index. Top edge gilt. Deckle-edged. Cloth to top of spine worn and frayed. Spine browned, gilt title faded. Heavy foxing to prelims and last few pages. Some margin marks, mainly foxing.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by T.B. Bagenal.
Stock no. 1318411
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Observers series No. 6. Revised Edition. Describing 50 species with 32 colour plates. Light green boards with dark titles. ISBN: 0723200890. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with slight damp stain to spine. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear film which is stuck down to wrapper on inside of rear flap.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF TREES
Written by Herbert L. Edlin.
Stock no. 1318408
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Observer Book No. 4. Describing 74 species with 51 colour illustrations and 58 half-tone photographs. ISBN: 0723215324. Spine bumped. Page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly browned and slightly edge creased with small damp stain to top edge of front panel. Price-cut by publisher with 'new' price label alongside.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WILD ANIMALS
Written by Maurice Burton.
Stock no. 1318407
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Observer book No. 5. Revised editon. Describing 69 species with 29 colour plates and 45 black and white illustrations. Brown boards with dark titles. ISBN: 0723215030. Spine bumped. Initials in ink to front free-endpaper (W.P.A.). Page edge browning, small brown spot affects margins of last few pages. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price label alongside. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at edges.
FLORA OF CORNWALL
Written by Colin N. French; Rosaline J. Murphy; Mary G.C. Atkinson.
Stock no. 1818280
Published by Wheal Seton Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. 400 pages. 1100 b/w distribution maps. Colour photos. 2600 plant entries. An atlas of the flowering plants and ferns of Cornwall with notes on their occurrence on the Isles of Scilly. ISBN: 0953461300. A few foxspots to vertical edge of text block else a fine copy. Green dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
FLORA OF CORNWALL AND SUPPLEMENT
Written by F. Hamilton Davey; Edgar Thurston; Chambre C. Vigurs.
Stock no. 1818278
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Republished, originally published in 1909. Being an account of the flowering plants and ferns found in the county of Cornwall including the Scilly Isles, with seven portraits and a map. Also includes A Supplement to F. Hamilton Davey's Flora of Cornwall by Edgar Thurston and Chambre C. Vigurs. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 071581334X. Lower corners bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Green dustwrapper is lightly browned and has slight damage to front spine edge.
THE FLORA OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by A.E. Wade.
Stock no. 1818277
Published by National Museum of Wales. 1st 1970. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. 2 folding b/w maps. 1174 species listed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.